Features July 2015 Issue

How to Prevent Heat Stroke in Dogs

Panting is the dogís best tool for cooling himself, but itís ineffective at lowering his internal temperature once the outdoor temperature and/or humidity get too high. Thatís when you should take extra steps to keep him cool.

How to Prevent Heat Stroke in Dogs

Dogs find summerís high temperatures challenging. Thatís largely because they donít sweat. Sure, youíve read that dogs have sweat glands in their paws, but veterinarians agree thatís not much help. A dogís primary means of cooling himself is through panting Ė and our goal is to make this process more efficient.

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